Dr. Ian Jacobs Discusses the Hidden Dangers of Button Batteries

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Toys are an eagerly anticipated part of the holiday season for children, but many families may be unaware of a serious danger hiding in some holiday gifts: lithium batteries, also known as button batteries. Dr. Ian Jacobs, director of our Center for Pediatric Airway Disorders, shares more about what to do if a child swallows a button battery and how to prevent these injuries in this story from FOX 29.